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Thinking Out Loud
Tuesdays 6:30pm-7:00pm

Darren Hellwege interviews people of note in the Columbia community.

In the past, the show broadcast Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre, a radio drama put on by the Maplewood Barn community theater on Friday evenings. On Saturday it tackled the college sports scene.

Latest Episodes
  • KBIA's Darren Hellwege talks with Adam Saunders of the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture about their 14th annual Harvest Hoontenanny event.
  • KBIA's Darren Hellwege talks with Beth Pike of the State Historical Society of Missouri about this month's "History On Elm" presentation looking at the German heritage of our state and how it's affected our culture.
  • In a discussion from 2011, KBIA's Darren Hellwege talks with the great Missouri historian Bob Priddy about his book The Art of the Missouri State Capitol: History In Canvas, Bronze and Stone.
  • KBIA's Darren Hellwege visits with Dr. Joy Powell, director of the MU Repertory Theatre about their upcoming production of "Little Shop of Horrors."
  • KBIA's Darren Hellwege shares a conversation from 2009 with Lucille Salerno. They discuss the famous Blind Boone piano which is at the Boone County Historical Society, and efforts that were being made at that time to restore the great old instrument.
  • KBIA's Darren Hellwege and Quin Gresham of the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre discuss the upcoming season, including their opening show "The Addams Family, and Darren reveals a little known nickname from his earlier years.
  • KBIA's Darren Hellwege interviews Dr. Elie Ghanem about orthopedics, including how things work when a patient gets joint replacement surgery.
  • KBIA's Darren Hellwege talks with Kevin Walsh of the State Historical Society of Missouri about an upcoming screening of a film documenting the 1974 Ozark Music Festival, a massive and memorable Missouri music moment.
  • KBIA's Darren Hellwege talks with Bonnie Conley, Summer School Coordinator of Columbia Public Schools about this year's program
  • KBIA's Darren Hellwege visits with legendary Columbia educator Eliot Battle in this interview from 2006. Also on here is a visit with the artist who designed the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and Battle Garden at the Stadium Blvd. entrance to the MKT Trail.